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Category : Police Reforms
Karua Wants new Police boss Vetted The Star, Pg 3
Monday, 06 Jun 2011

While Kenya is on its way of liberation, Kenyans still experience gross violation of their rights in the hands of the police, and it is with this in mind that NARC Kenya Party leader Martha Karua wants the incomingInspector General of Police to be vetted before appoin

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Two policemen charged with drug theft The Star, Pg 3
Friday, 03 Jun 2011

With the backdrop of police reforms, two policemen have been charged with the theft of pharmaceutical drugs worth million of shillings.The prosecution said that they used violence during the robbery. They were accused together with other two businessmen in a Nairobi c

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Panic at Vigilance House The people, Pg 40
Friday, 03 Jun 2011

The vetting process that begun last year targeting about 2,000 police officers has moved to the vigilance house. The officers from all the ranks will be subjected to a panel to establish their suitability for their positions. There was anxiety with some of the officer

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Police Urged to Uphold Bill of Rights The People, Pg 16
Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Central provincial Commissioner Kiplimo Rugut, has urged the security agents to familiarize themselves with the new law in the Bill of rights. He said if they are not careful they could be accused of violating basic rights and freedom. Rugut also noted that they need

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Speedy Hearing of Inmates Cases The Standard Pg 12
Monday, 30 May 2011

The Task force on Prison Reforms has called for speedy handling of inmates cases. The team has called for urgent dipensation of cases especially those involving juveniles. The Chair for the task force Titus Karani said that there should be more juvenile prisons to rem

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Community Policing Course The People, Page 6
Wednesday, 30 Nov -0001

It has been revealed that selected instructors in the Kenya Police and Administration Police will undergo a training course to enhanceCommunity Policing to enhance their knowlwgde. The training is aimed at equiping the forces with the understanding of the community policing concept and create a l

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Naikuni on Police Reforms The Standard, Page 24
Wednesday, 30 Nov -0001

Titus Naikuni the chairperson of the Police reforms Implementation Committee, has asked the government to provide the police with enough resources like houses, vehicles and laboratories. There are more than 200 proposed changes in the police reform reports that are to

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Police Need Trade Unions The star, page10
Monday, 23 May 2011

The COTU boss Francis Atwoli has called on the police to have their own union; this he said, will help them to have an avenue where they can channel their issues. This comes in a wake of concerns over the increasing number of incidents where junior officers have killed their seniors. A week ago t

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